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Kurt Masur 1927-2015 – Dec 21, 2015

Kurt Masur, a musician whose discipline, command, and stature returned the New […]

Guerrilla theater: Current events make Lyric Opera of Chicago’s “Bel Canto” a timely premiere – Dec 06, 2015

It is a young composer’s first opera, a playwright’s first libretto, and […]

Adams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning work offers timely environmental music for Miami – Dec 03, 2015

John Luther Adams isn’t the first composer to set the sounds of […]

Chicago Symphony’s new bicoastal composers find common musical ground – Nov 19, 2015

Elizabeth Ogonek and Samuel Adams, the Chicago Symphony’s new composers-in-residence, seem deceptively […]

Over a tumultuous 75 years, Florida Grand Opera has seen its share of highs and lows – Nov 12, 2015

On February 15, 1965, a young Italian tenor made his American opera […]

Lyric Opera team anticipates a joyous opening with new production of “Figaro” – Sep 24, 2015

Barbara Gaines’ first venture into directing opera was Verdi’s Macbeth, which opened […]

Santa Fe company commissions an iOpera: Should there be an app for that? – Aug 07, 2015

Santa Fe Opera celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2016, when the season […]

Europe-bound, James Conlon departs Ravinia after 11 years with no regrets – Jul 21, 2015

James Conlon certainly fits the profile of the jet-setting modern maestro. Music […]

Michael Rossi creates opportunities for young musicians with Miami Summer Music Festival – Jul 02, 2015

Michael Rossi is no stranger to the music business. The sole musician […]

Requiem for a great friend who also happened to be a great composer – Mar 30, 2015

When I moved from Chicago to take up a new job as […]